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Scott Wells was in the ICU this summer

Scott Wells was in the ICU this summer

The Rams' starting center missed a chunk of the preseason thanks to a tick bite. It could have been worse. A lot worse. Jim Thomas broke a story early this morning that Scott Wells was admitted to a hospital for four days this summer when a tick bite left him infected with ehrlichia, a bacterial compound that kills 1.8% of those that come down with it. He was on antibiotics for nearly two weeks, which affected his appetite and taste leading to him losing 20 pounds in the four days he was in the hospital. Two interesting parts of this story: the media approach and the affect on the...

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